02/18/2013 12:45PM

Harness Racing: Sharp Horses and Track Trends for Feb. 11 - Feb. 13

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BALMORAL

2/13: 1w, + closers

DALLAS JONES --
Had post 8 and was 11 lengths back early, followed cover, rallied wide on the final turn and finished fast for the place

PARK LANE SUE*** -
Had post 10 and was far back behind a modest pace, finished fast for the place

GAME BELIEF -
Power-brushed pacing a :26 3/5 second quarter to the lead, ran out of steam in the lane but only lost by 2 lengths


MONTICELLO

2/13: 6w, + speed
2/12: 4w, no bias, off track
2/11: 7w, somewhat speed favoring, odd day, 7 wire to wire winners but three 7 horses won from off the pace, fog, sloppy track

SAM'S SHUFFLE -
Had post 7 and was third over behind poor cover, rallied wide around the final turn and finished strongly to get up

ZOES TURN -
Had post 8, rallied wide and finished fast

FARWELL SKY -
Had post 7, followed cover third over, circled wide around the final turn and finished strongly for the win

THOMAS JOHN N -
Left from post 6 and was three deep to the lead past a :28 2/5 opener, set the pace and gave way grudgingly to the pocket horse late

DOVER

2/13: 5w, no bias, sloppy track
2/12: 6w, + speed
2/11: 4w, no bias


OPHIUCHUS N -
Left from post 8 and was parked hard past a fast half to get the lead, yielded and gave way but the trip was too tough for a $7,500 claimer; can improve off that

ALL PRO HALL -
Left from post 6 and was used hard to clear in :26 3/5, set a fast pace and didn't tire that badly

SWIM SHARK SWIM -
Left from post 6 and was parked the mile without cover, held well

WE SALUTE YOU -
Quarter-moved and got parked out on a long first over trip, held well

NORTHFIELD

2/13: 5w, no bias
2/12: 4w, no bias
2/11: 9w, ++ speed

A LITTLE CRAZY*** -
Left from post 8 and was parked the mile without cover pushing a quick pace against the biased-aided 4-5 favorite and held well until excusably tiring in the stretch

RARE COMMODITY -
Left but was cooked trying to get the lead to a :27 opener, remained parked chasing a buzzsaw through hot fractions and excusably tired

YETTY -
Was parked two turns from post 7, took the lead and drew off impressively

 

THE MEADOWS


2/13: 4w no bias
2/12: 4w, no bias
2/11: 6w, + speed, windy

STRINGTOWNER -
Left and was parked to the lead in :28, yielded, regained quickly at the half and jogged

REGIL TIGER -
Left from post 8 and was used hard to clear the lead past the half, held okay

 

POMPANO


2/13: 5w, no bias
2/12: 4w, no bias
2/11: 3w, no bias


YONKERS


2/12: 6w, + speed, leavers and first over horses continue recent speed trend
2/11: 2w, + speed, leavers and first over horses, track continues recent trend of extreme speed bias, off track

TY'S A BIG STAR -
Far back behind a slow pace, finished fast in the stretch

PONTIAC LUCK*** -
Left well and yielded, regained, set a lively pace and drew off impressively

MANOFLEISURESUIT*** -
Made first start for the Allard barn and went a monstrous trip from post 8, used hard to clear, set a hot pace and drew off commandingly leaving the 2-5 favorite in the dust

PERFECT TERROR*** -
5-2 favorite in a wide open race, was used hard parked out most of the mile forcing a hot pace and only lost by 5 lengths